Woollahra News

Find out about our projects, opportunities to have your say, local events and join us in celebrating everything that makes our local area great.

Read the latest news below or browse articles about Arts & Culture, your Community, the Environment or Planning and Building.

e-newsletters

Sign up to one of our email newsletters and get updates delivered straight to your inbox on the topics that interest you.

Subscribe now

Featured articles

Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Environment

To mark World Environment Day (Saturday 5 June) and World Ocean Day (Tuesday 8 June) we share our Top 5 ways to explore and celebrate our beautiful local environment.

Published 31 May 2021

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Planning & Building

You’re invited to have your say on our Draft Edgecliff Commercial Centre Planning and Urban Design Strategy, which sets a vision for the Edgecliff Commercial Centre to help ensure future development improves the liveability and sustainability of the area.

Published 31 May 2021

Development Applications can now be lodged online

All news

From 1 July 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can be lodged online via the NSW Planning Portal.

Published 1 July 2020

Development Applications can now be lodged online

New rules for pet registration

Community

From 1 July 2020, new rules apply to owners of non-desexed cats, restricted breed dogs, or dogs declared to be dangerous. Owners of these pets will be required to pay an annual permit fee, in addition to their lifetime pet registration fee.

Published 1 July 2020

New rules for pet registration

2021 NSW Local Government Elections

All news

The NSW Government postponed the 2020 Local Government elections for 12 months. The election date is Saturday 4 September 2021.

Published 30 June 2020

2021 NSW Local Government Elections

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

All news

Even though we cannot run our regular school holiday activities in our Libraries, we do have online events available.

Published 29 June 2020

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

All news

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced three new guest judges for 2020 along with an increased prize pool of $29,000 to mark its 20th anniversary.

Artists are now invited to submit their entries until 17 July.

Published 16 June 2020

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award winners announced

Arts & Culture

Outstanding digital writing by Australian authors has been recognised in the winners of the 2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award shortlist.

Published 16 June 2020

2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award winners announced

Keeping our harbour clean and beautiful

Environment

We recently partnered with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) to install six marine-cleaning SeaBin devices around the Club premises in Rushcutters Bay – just in time for World Oceans Day (8 June).

Published 1 June 2020

Keeping our harbour clean and beautiful

Let's thank our local heroes during Volunteer Week 18-24 May

All news

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we would like to say a huge thank you to all the dedicated volunteers in our local area.

Published 20 May 2020

Let's thank our local heroes during Volunteer Week 18-24 May

Apply for a grant and help make Woollahra a better place

Community

Do you have an idea to connect or inspire our community or protect and enhance the environment in the local area?

Apply for a Community and Cultural or an Environmental Grant and we could help bring your idea to life.

Published 4 May 2020

Apply for a grant and help make Woollahra a better place

Lily shares why we should Grow It Local

Environment

The Grow It Local program is supporting and inspiring people in our community to grown their own food at home. It’s easier than you might think. Lily shares some of her knowledge with us.

Published 4 May 2020

Lily shares why we should Grow It Local
Woollahra News

Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter and get updates delivered straight to your inbox.